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Three-judge panel assigned for Sledge innocence hearing
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:58pm.

videoChief Justice Mark Martin has assigned a three-judge panel to convene a special session of superior court in Columbus County to hear evidence relevant to the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission’s recommendation in the case of State v. Joseph Sledge, 78. Sledge was convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in Bladen County in 1976.

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4 arrested after attempted robbery in Walmart parking lot
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:31pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies says they've arrested four people accused in an attempted armed robbery in the Walmart parking lot at Monkey Junction.

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Police: Victims kidnapped while pumping gas, robbed at gunpoint
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:09am.

videoPolice are investigating after they say an armed duo kidnapped and robbed two people pumping gas in downtown Wilmington just before dark last night.

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Nature Conservancy protecting 1,000 acres in Onslow Co.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:56am.

The Nature Conservancy is protecting from development more than 1,000 acres in Onslow County, creating a buffer between Croatan National Forest and Camp Lejeune.

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Brunswick officials OK Holden land buy
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:23am.

Brunswick County Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday to proceed with the $3.5 million purchase of nearly 35 acres for a nature park near Holden Beach, despite threats of legal action by county residents.

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North Brunswick dominates rival South Brunswick
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:12pm.

videoThe 2014-15 high school basketball season has been one long struggle for the boys basketball team at South Brunswick. The Cougars have only managed to win once. On Monday the struggles continued for the Cougars. Arch-rival North Brunswick defeated South Brunswick 67-46. Josh White scored a season high 25 points for North Brunswick. Check out our game highlights.

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What's the secret for success for Wilmington's Connor Barth?
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:08pm.

videoIt turned out to be a late start to the season, but better late than never. Former Hoggard kicker Connor Barth continues to make the most out of his opportunity to kick for the Denver Broncos. Barth was a perfect 5 for 5 on Sunday in San Diego against the Chargers. Click the video to see Connor Barth describe the secret to his success this season.

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Possible Red Cross scam in Brunswick County
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:59pm.

videoThere's a possible donation scam in Brunswick County. Detectives are looking for anyone who might have been approached by or donated any toys or money to a red pick-up truck with an American Red Cross logo on the side.

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